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John McCain details his 'very poor' prognosis in '60 Minutes' interview John McCain details his 'very poor' prognosis in '60 Minutes' interview
- September 26, 2017

In an interview on 60 Minutes Sunday, McCain spelled out those differences further. "Just tell me.' And- and then they were more forthcoming". "Let Arizona recall him so that we can get somebody that will keep his word from previous year", Gohmert said. (more...)
New US Senate Measure Addresses DACA With Path to Citizenship New US Senate Measure Addresses DACA With Path to Citizenship
- September 26, 2017

Right now, we want 800,000 or more dreamers who are in jeopardy. we want to protect them". Lankford said he and Tillis had not yet gauged support for the bill but had received "a lot of good feedback on it" from Republicans and Democrats. (more...)
Patriots fans rain boos on own players for anthem protest Patriots fans rain boos on own players for anthem protest
- September 26, 2017

The NFL's most prolific Super Bowl-winning quarterback joined some of his brethren in a demonstration during the national anthem Sunday, while one of the quarterbacks he surpassed openly wondered whether President Donald Trump is aware of an American's rights. (more...)
Pastor Mawarire in court in handcuffs Pastor Mawarire in court in handcuffs
- September 26, 2017

Zimbabwe police have arrested activist and pastor Evan Mawarire for broadcasting a message on social media calling for Zimbabweans to demonstrate against the current shortage of fuel and the sudden price hikes of commodities in shops. The United States has urged Zimbabwe to end arbitrary arrests and intimidation of political players as the country braces for the trial of prominent preacher Evan Mawarire for alleged treason. (more...)
European Reactions To Renegotiating The Iran Deal European Reactions To Renegotiating The Iran Deal
- September 26, 2017

The Trump administration will seek to revisit the nuclear agreement with Iran, The New York Times is reporting , instead of scrapping the deal that limits Irans's development of ballistic weapons. The JCPOA became an option for resolving worldwide concern over Iran's "pursuit of a policy of concealment" between 1985 and 2003, and concomitant violation of nuclear safeguards obligations, only after a U.S. (more...)
Trump replaces 90-day ban with new travel restrictions Trump replaces 90-day ban with new travel restrictions
- September 26, 2017

As for Venezuela, the restrictions apply to government officials - who could have been barred without being mentioned in the order - not all Venezuelan citizens. The Department of Homeland Security has recommended the president impose the new, targeted restrictions on foreign nationals from countries it says refuse to share sufficient information with the US or haven't taken necessary security precautions. (more...)
15 dead in Dominica after Maria, many still missing 15 dead in Dominica after Maria, many still missing
- September 26, 2017

Residents feared power could be out for weeks - or even months - and wondered how their battered island would cope. "If there (are) no other fatalities, it is a miracle", the prime minister said. "It's absolutely urgent that we get him out". "Unfortunately, we had to wait for Irma and Maria to let the world understand what we've been saying to them for a long time - that we are very vulnerable". (more...)
Iran's Zarif slams US president over Iran's Zarif slams US president over "offensive travel ban"
- September 26, 2017

The Nuclear Deal between Tehran and major powers does not ban Iran's ballistic activities. But Trump , who this week described the deal as an "embarrassment" , is due to report to the US Congress on October 15 on whether or not he believes that Iran is in compliance. (more...)
Angela Merkel re-elected - but far-right AfD advances Angela Merkel re-elected - but far-right AfD advances
- September 26, 2017

In the last Bundestag , Merkel's party joined forces with Social Democratic Party of Germany ( SPD ) to form the government. They argue, however, that Merkel's victory is clouded by the hard-right AfD party, winning its first seats in the German parliament . (more...)
Steve Bannon reportedly thought about planting a mole to spy on Facebook Steve Bannon reportedly thought about planting a mole to spy on Facebook
- September 26, 2017

Bannon then asked former Breitbart News Tech Editor Milo Yiannopoulos if he could "get on this". At the time the email was sent, in August 2016, Bannon was still with Breitbart , but was just about to join the Trump campaign. A researcher on the email chain commented that carrying out the plan might be hard without Facebook becoming aware of the plan. The duties included meeting with federal government officials and members of Congress to advance the company's public policy goals, and ... (more...)
Iran says Trump claims of North Korea links 'nonsense' Iran says Trump claims of North Korea links 'nonsense'
- September 25, 2017

The broadcaster says the missile is capable of carrying multiple warheads. The missile strike comes at a tense between the nation's shiite and the United States, whose president, Donald Trump has violently denounced the agreement on the iranian nuclear issue concluded in Vienna in 2015. (more...)
Group accuses Pope Francis of spreading heresy Group accuses Pope Francis of spreading heresy
- September 25, 2017

When it was released in April 2016, " The Joy of Love " immediately sparked controversy because it opened the door to letting civilly remarried Catholics receive Communion. The correction, he said, would be a declaration of church teaching, rather than a set of questions. The initiative follows another formal act by four cardinals who wrote to Francis previous year asking him to clarify a series of questions, or dubia , they had about his 2016 text. (more...)
United Kingdom must follow all European Union rules in 'transition' period United Kingdom must follow all European Union rules in 'transition' period
- September 25, 2017

The Brexit secretary said any multi-billion pound payment to Brussels must be contingent on us getting a future trade deal - just moments after the Frenchman said the two issues could not be linked. After a meeting earlier of the European Parliament Brexit steering group, Mr Barnier insisted Britain must defer to European courts during any Brexit transition period. (more...)
GOP Bill Would Kick 32 Million Off Insurance GOP Bill Would Kick 32 Million Off Insurance
- September 25, 2017

All 50 state Medicaid directors have come out against the plan sponsored by U.S. Sens. New Jersey Policy Perspective has issued a report saying legislation introduced this month by U.S. The administration was pushing for her support, with Vice President Mike Pence calling into an Anchorage talk-radio show Thursday and urging listeners to contact Murkowski and ask her to "stand with President Trump" and support the bill. (more...)
Parts of Indiana's Abortion Law Ruled Unconstitutional Parts of Indiana's Abortion Law Ruled Unconstitutional
- September 25, 2017

Then-governor Mike Pence approved the restrictions a year ago, before become Donald Trump's vice president. U.S. District Judge Tanya Walton Pratt issued a permanent injunction on Friday sought by Planned Parenthood of IN and Kentucky that prevents IN from enforcing the restrictions then-Gov. (more...)
CAGE director Muhammad Rabbani receives hero's welcome following trial CAGE director Muhammad Rabbani receives hero's welcome following trial
- September 25, 2017

The Westminster magistrates court today handed down a £620 fine and a conditional discharge to Muhammad Rabbani, director of advocacy group CAGE, for refusing to hand over passwords protecting confidential information allegedly incriminating U.S. (more...)
Student outwits professor by bringing huge cheat sheet to exam Student outwits professor by bringing huge cheat sheet to exam
- September 25, 2017

His post has been shared more than 20,000 times and liked more than 24,000 times since he shared it on Tuesday. Mr Beatty told TODAY in the United States that the "audacious" student "did well" in the test. It is NOT cheating, or going easy on students or however you want to reference it", Beatty wrote on the post in an update. Beatty, however, failed to specify the unit of measurement he was referring to. (more...)
Rockets to US 'inevitable': North Korea Rockets to US 'inevitable': North Korea
- September 25, 2017

Kim's foreign minister told reporters this past week that the North's response to Trump "could be the most powerful detonation of an H-bomb in the Pacific". United States bombers have flown close to North Korea's east coast to demonstrate the military options available to defeat any threat, the Pentagon says. (more...)
Von Miller Sealed A Broncos Loss With A Hilarious Penalty Von Miller Sealed A Broncos Loss With A Hilarious Penalty
- September 25, 2017

If and when someone from the company gets back to us, we'll update this post. "I can't put my team in situations like that ..." " I honestly didn't know it was going to be a flag ". ". I've got to be smarter than that. Let's be clear about that", Buffalo's star tailback LeSean McCoy said. Von Miller said after the game he takes blame for the penalty. (more...)
Venezuela slams new U.S. travel ban as 'psychological terrorism' Venezuela slams new U.S. travel ban as 'psychological terrorism'
- September 25, 2017

Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza's speech at assembly came a day after Trump signed a travel ban affecting some Venezuelan officials, and almost a week after Trump denounced turmoil-racked Venezuela's "corrupt regime" in his own address to the assembly's annual gathering of world leaders. (more...)
LePage: Susan Collins 'Should Start Paying Attention' to Mainers LePage: Susan Collins 'Should Start Paying Attention' to Mainers
- September 25, 2017

Lisa Murkowski of Alaska were the three Republican who bucked their party and voted "no" on a July 27 attempt to repeal the ACA. Should Sen. Collins go ahead and formally confirm her "No" vote on Graham-Cassidy, that bill will be dead. "You could go all over the state and find that would be true". LePage met with Vice President Mike Pence in Washington, D.C., on Friday to discuss the GOP's latest health care bill and team up to apply pressure on the state's holdout GOP senator. (more...)
One killed, another injured in pickup-buggy collision in Minnesota One killed, another injured in pickup-buggy collision in Minnesota
- September 25, 2017

The patrol says 23-year-old Elsie Yoder of Clearbrook was taken to a Fargo, North Dakota, hospital and later died. "We have a person of interest that we're investigating and we're following other leads", said a patrol supervisor from the state police. (more...)
White House says 'absurd' to claim war declared on N Korea White House says 'absurd' to claim war declared on N Korea
- September 25, 2017

The denial comes after Kim Jong-un's top aide Hi Yong Ho said said the worldwide community should "remember that the USA declared war on North Korea". "I think that it's always appropriate for the president of the United States to defend our flag, to defend the national anthem and to defend the men and women who fought and died to defend it", said Sanders. (more...)
Iran tests new missile defying United States warnings Iran tests new missile defying United States warnings
- September 25, 2017

Israel's Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman said Saturday that the missile test was "not just a provocation and an act of defiance directed at the USA and its allies, including Israel, it is also further proof of Iran's aspirations to become a world power and to threaten not just the Middle East but all the countries of the free world". (more...)
North Korea Accuses US Of Declaring 'War', Says Can Take Countermeasures North Korea Accuses US Of Declaring 'War', Says Can Take Countermeasures
- September 25, 2017

Trump has threatened to " totally destroy " North Korea if it provokes the us or its allies and is continuing to use economic and diplomatic levers in his bid to curb the Pyongyang government's nuclear and missile programs. White says "we are prepared to use the full range of military capabilities to defend the USA homeland and our allies". Pyongyang interpreted that tweet as a declaration of war. (more...)
Ruling allows part of Texas sanctuary cities bill to go into effect Ruling allows part of Texas sanctuary cities bill to go into effect
- September 25, 2017

The judges also kept blocked a portion of the law that critics said would punish local officials for speaking out against it, violating the freedom of speech guaranteed in the Constitution. "We conclude that the defendants have acknowledged that the reach of the word "limit" could be too expansive and have offered qualifying interpretations", the judges wrote. (more...)
Juventus president gets one-year ban for selling tickets to 'ultra' fans Juventus president gets one-year ban for selling tickets to 'ultra' fans
- September 25, 2017

Juventus president Andrea Agnelli was banned for a year over "illegal' ticket sales on September 25, 2017". He can not, for example, go into the dressing room during matches or have transfer dealings with players' agents. Each of the four has also been fined 20,000 euros ($24,000) for violating sporting integrity and illicit relations with fans. Agnelli, 41, has led Juventus, the club his aristocratic family has owned for almost a century, since 2010. (more...)
Need a more helpful health care system Need a more helpful health care system
- September 25, 2017

Over the last week, other analyses of the proposal have concluded that CT would be hit particularly hard by the funding cuts. Provisions shoehorned into the Republican health care bill dangle extra money for Alaska and Wisconsin, home states of one GOP senator whose vote party leaders desperately need and another who co-sponsored the legislation, according to analysts who've studied the legislation. (more...)
Mexico quake death toll rises to 324 Mexico quake death toll rises to 324
- September 25, 2017

In recent days, however, they have largely remained idle. The Federal Police agency said the bridge already been closed due to damage after the September 7 quake. But the enormous logistical task of marshalling those resources has appeared wanting. "But as good Mexicans we have to keep lending support however we can". (more...)
Internationals arrive in Kurdistan to observe independence voting Internationals arrive in Kurdistan to observe independence voting
- September 25, 2017

In Baghdad, lawyer Adil Salman said the referendum resulted from the weakness of the Iraqi government. Barzani detailed the abuses Iraq's Kurds have faced by Iraqi forces, including killings at the hands of former leader Saddam Hussein's army that left more than 50,000 Kurds dead. (more...)

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